colpa

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish colpthae.

Noun[edit]

colpa m or f (genitive singular colpa, nominative plural colpaí)

  1. (anatomy, ~ (coise)) calf (of leg)
    Synonyms: orca, pluc
  2. (~ (súiste)) handle (of flail); cudgel
Declension[edit]
Alternative (feminine) declension
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Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

colpa m (genitive singular colpa, nominative plural colpaí)

  1. Alternative form of colpach (yearling heifer or bullock, stirk)
    1. collop (unit of grazing land)
    2. (~ caorach, gabhar, géanna) number of sheep, goats, geese, equated to a heifer for grazing purposes
  2. (cooking) collop
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
colpa cholpa gcolpa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin culpa, from Proto-Italic *kʷolpā (wrong, mistake), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷolp-eh₂ (bend, turn), from *kʷelp-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

colpa f (plural colpe)

  1. fault
  2. blame
  3. guilt
  4. sin

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Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • colpa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

colpa f (plural colpas)

  1. colcothar used as a flux for silver